A bright spot in Glencore's operations update was that it raised its copper production guidance, says Clarksons Platou Securities' Jeremy Sussman.
Asean economies are able to expand their balance sheets to support growth because their debt levels are healthy, says Kim Eng Securities' Willie Chan.
Uber's government regulation issues in Taiwan boil down to what type of company it registered itself as, says J.D. Power and Associates' John Humphrey.
DBS Economist Radhika Rao says falling exports have been a headwind, but stronger consumption is supporting growth within the bloc.
Once a U.S. president is elected, markets will get over the uncertainty just as they did with Brexit, says Old Mutual Global Investors' Joshua Crabb.
Old Mutual Global Investors' Joshua Crabb says as Asian markets move up, investors need to be more selective about which firms have further to go.
Asian shares opened higher on Friday, after all the three major U.S. indexes posted record closes.
American University's Bradley Schiller says Clinton is essentially offering more of Obama's policies, which were not helpful for the economic recovery.
Alibaba has improved the disclosure of its underlying business metrics to investors, says Amplify ETFs' Christian Magoon.
The investigations over the Philidor unit just add to Valeant's struggles to fix its broken business model, says Livermore Partners' David Neuhauser.
Profits are expected to improve in the second-half, which bodes well for taking the market higher, says Wells Fargo's Brian Jacobsen.
Telstra CFO Warwick Bray tells CNBC that the business and government services areas of the telco's mobile business performed well.
Singtel Group CEO Chua Sock Koong says a large part of the operating revenue decline was because of the reduction in mobile termination rates.
Kriya Capital's Choong Han Ching explains that market share is still top of mind for China's producers, who will still produce so long as funding is available.
JPMorgan's James Sullivan explains that Asian emerging markets are set to outperform as global growth and risk assets turn a corner.
Chinese brands are leaving their mark by advertising at the Olympics but this might not directly improve sales, says China Research Group's Ben Cavender.
The Philippines central bank will likely keep rates steady so as to ensure that credit growth is kept in check, says Natixis' Trinh Nguyen.
RBI's outgoing governor Raghuram Rajan says he is fundamentally an academic and had accepted the post to see where he could implement ideas and reforms.
There has been a revival of U.S. oil production which has again fueled fears of an over-supply, says Jefferies's Sean Darby.
Asia markets opened down on Thursday, while Japan's Nikkei was shut for a new public holiday called Mountain Day.